Registering Rental Properties in Baltimore City

It is now required for 1-2 family rental properties to be inspected in Baltimore City.  Baltimore Inspection Guy will make the process as easy and stress free as possible.

Here are the inspection criteria from the Baltimore City Rental License Inspection Form. The complete form is available here.

  • Railing is present for interior and exterior steps with more than 3 risers.
  • Gas service is metered and active.
  • Electric service is metered and active.
  • Electrical live wires are not visible in living areas.
  • Electrical outlets are protected by cover plates.
  • Lighting fixtures are functional and switches protected by cover plates.
  • Smoke detectors are properly installed and operational.
  • Carbon monoxide alarms are properly installed and operational.
  • There is both hot and cold running water with the hot water having a minimum temperature of 110°F.
  • Plumbing fixtures do not leak.
  • All toilets properly flush.
  • Property appears to be free of interior leaks from water supply and waste lines.
  • Windows, which are designed to do so, open and close and have a working locking mechanism.
  • All entry doors to individual units close and have a working locking mechanism.
  • Exterior walls and interior ceilings, are free of openings that will allow the entry, into the home, of weather elements such as rain, snow, etc.
  • Exterior gutter and downspout system is installed and designed to channel water away from the property.
  • The property has an operable heat supply system.
  • The interior of the property is clean and sanitary.
  • The exterior is free of rodent burrows.
  • If there is a bedroom in the basement, there is proper egress in case of fire.

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